The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Adobe Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 188 176 200
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +24
Contract jobs citing Adobe 566 607 509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.09% 1.26% 0.96%
As % of the Vendors category 2.40% 2.73% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 385 293
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £167 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £540 £546
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 13 18
Average hourly rate £20.25 £17.50 £18.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £15.00 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £118.50 £22.50 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
Adobe
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23560 22273 24622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.31% 46.29% 46.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13717 12890 12929
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1107 1020 1274
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.90 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% -0.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Adobe Jobs Demand Trend in England

Adobe
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Adobe across the England region.

Adobe Daily Rate Trend in England

Adobe
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Adobe Daily Rate Histogram in England

Adobe
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the England region.

Adobe Hourly Rate Trend in England

Adobe
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Adobe Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Adobe
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -26 302 £350 - 86
South East +14 91 £313 +38.88% 43
East of England -37 42 £363 +9.84% 14
Yorkshire +7 34 £173 -42.50% 20
East Midlands +30 30 £403 - 6
North West -2 28 £319 -20.31% 21
West Midlands -20 23 £314 +25.50% 11
South West -36 12 £364 +11.92% 18
North East -40 2 £413 +189.47% 8
Adobe
UK

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Adobe also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Adobe.

1 500 (44.09%) HTML
2 442 (38.98%) CSS
3 440 (38.80%) Photoshop
4 342 (30.16%) JavaScript
5 300 (26.46%) Adobe Illustrator
6 299 (26.37%) User Experience
7 225 (19.84%) HTML5
8 224 (19.75%) Agile Software Development
9 223 (19.66%) Java
10 190 (16.75%) Adobe CQ
11 183 (16.14%) Marketing
12 158 (13.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 157 (13.84%) jQuery
14 149 (13.14%) CSS3
15 134 (11.82%) Flash
16 122 (10.76%) XML
17 120 (10.58%) Degree
18 113 (9.96%) E-Commerce
19 110 (9.70%) Finance
20 108 (9.52%) Microsoft
21 107 (9.44%) InDesign
22 105 (9.26%) Dreamweaver
23 104 (9.17%) CMS
24 98 (8.64%) Axure RP
25 89 (7.85%) OO
25 89 (7.85%) MS Office
26 87 (7.67%) AngularJS
27 80 (7.05%) Web Design
28 76 (6.70%) Banking
28 76 (6.70%) Oracle

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Adobe also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Adobe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 190 (16.75%) Adobe CQ
2 104 (9.17%) CMS
3 33 (2.91%) SharePoint
4 21 (1.85%) WordPress
5 20 (1.76%) Node.js
6 16 (1.41%) WebLogic
6 16 (1.41%) IIS
7 15 (1.32%) Tomcat
7 15 (1.32%) WebSphere
8 13 (1.15%) Drupal
9 10 (0.88%) LiveCycle
9 10 (0.88%) IBM Notes
9 10 (0.88%) Apache
9 10 (0.88%) SAS
10 8 (0.71%) GlassFish
10 8 (0.71%) Lync
10 8 (0.71%) Lotus Domino
11 7 (0.62%) Documentum
11 7 (0.62%) Apache Solr
11 7 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 440 (38.80%) Photoshop
2 300 (26.46%) Adobe Illustrator
3 158 (13.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 107 (9.44%) InDesign
5 89 (7.85%) MS Office
6 57 (5.03%) Fireworks
7 56 (4.94%) Adobe Captivate
8 55 (4.85%) MS Excel
9 51 (4.50%) OmniGraffle
10 43 (3.79%) Adobe After Effects
11 39 (3.44%) Acrobat
12 32 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
13 20 (1.76%) MS Visio
14 18 (1.59%) AutoCAD
15 16 (1.41%) MS Project
16 15 (1.32%) Revit
17 10 (0.88%) Final Cut Pro
18 9 (0.79%) SPSS
18 9 (0.79%) FrameMaker
19 7 (0.62%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 25 (2.20%) SiteCatalyst
2 15 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (0.79%) Magento
4 8 (0.71%) Murex MxG2000
5 7 (0.62%) Google Analytics
6 6 (0.53%) WebTrends
7 5 (0.44%) Maximo
8 4 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.35%) TRIRIGA
8 4 (0.35%) SAP HR
8 4 (0.35%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.18%) Optimost
9 2 (0.18%) SAP HCM
9 2 (0.18%) SAP HR-PA
10 1 (0.088%) Oracle CRM
10 1 (0.088%) LatentZero
10 1 (0.088%) SAP APO
10 1 (0.088%) Tridion
10 1 (0.088%) Markit EDM
10 1 (0.088%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.62%) SaaS
2 4 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.26%) IaaS
4 2 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.18%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.088%) Responsys
5 1 (0.088%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 41 (3.62%) Internet
2 32 (2.82%) Intranet
3 12 (1.06%) LAN
4 10 (0.88%) DNS
5 9 (0.79%) FTP
6 6 (0.53%) HTTP
6 6 (0.53%) VPN
7 5 (0.44%) Extranet
8 4 (0.35%) Firewall
9 3 (0.26%) DHCP
9 3 (0.26%) WAN
10 2 (0.18%) PuTTY
10 2 (0.18%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.18%) SSL
10 2 (0.18%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.18%) 3G
10 2 (0.18%) DSL
10 2 (0.18%) SAN
10 2 (0.18%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.088%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (3.62%) SQL Server
2 29 (2.56%) MySQL
3 13 (1.15%) Big Data
4 12 (1.06%) Oracle Database
5 11 (0.97%) NoSQL
6 9 (0.79%) MongoDB
7 8 (0.71%) Relational Database
7 8 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (0.62%) InterSystems Cache
8 7 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.35%) SQL Navigator
10 3 (0.26%) MS Access
10 3 (0.26%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (0.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 3 (0.26%) QlikView
10 3 (0.26%) Spotfire
11 2 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.18%) Pentaho
11 2 (0.18%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 105 (9.26%) Dreamweaver
2 98 (8.64%) Axure RP
3 56 (4.94%) Subversion
4 45 (3.97%) WebDriver
5 42 (3.70%) Git (software)
6 37 (3.26%) Grunt
7 31 (2.73%) Cucumber
8 30 (2.65%) Jenkins
9 29 (2.56%) TeamCity
10 26 (2.29%) Selenium
10 26 (2.29%) Bower
11 25 (2.20%) Hudson
12 24 (2.12%) JUnit
13 23 (2.03%) Balsamiq Mockups
14 22 (1.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 22 (1.94%) Maven
15 20 (1.76%) JBehave
15 20 (1.76%) Mockito
16 16 (1.41%) Eclipse
17 12 (1.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 183 (16.14%) Marketing
2 110 (9.70%) Finance
3 76 (6.70%) Banking
4 45 (3.97%) Retail
4 45 (3.97%) Publishing
5 37 (3.26%) Advertising
6 31 (2.73%) Front Office
7 27 (2.38%) Legal
8 22 (1.94%) Investment Banking
9 19 (1.68%) Automotive
10 17 (1.50%) Telecoms
11 16 (1.41%) Manufacturing
12 15 (1.32%) Games
13 12 (1.06%) Law
14 9 (0.79%) Back Office
15 7 (0.62%) Financial Institution
16 6 (0.53%) Electronics
17 5 (0.44%) Italian Language
17 5 (0.44%) Spanish Language
18 4 (0.35%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 419 (36.95%) Developer
2 356 (31.39%) Designer
3 88 (7.76%) Web Designer
4 86 (7.58%) Web Developer
5 81 (7.14%) Analyst
6 76 (6.70%) UX Designer
7 72 (6.35%) Architect
8 68 (6.00%) Front-End Developer
9 53 (4.67%) UI Designer
10 51 (4.50%) Digital Designer
11 49 (4.32%) UI Developer
12 46 (4.06%) Graphic Designer
13 44 (3.88%) Java Developer
14 41 (3.62%) UI Programmer
14 41 (3.62%) Consultant
15 35 (3.09%) Junior
16 32 (2.82%) Visual Designer
17 31 (2.73%) Photoshop Designer
18 26 (2.29%) Senior Designer
19 24 (2.12%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 500 (44.09%) HTML
2 442 (38.98%) CSS
3 225 (19.84%) HTML5
4 157 (13.84%) jQuery
5 149 (13.14%) CSS3
6 134 (11.82%) Flash
7 122 (10.76%) XML
8 87 (7.67%) AngularJS
9 75 (6.61%) XHTML
10 65 (5.73%) Apache Flex
11 47 (4.14%) Spring
12 45 (3.97%) Ajax
13 40 (3.53%) .NET
14 37 (3.26%) JSON
15 35 (3.09%) Sass
16 31 (2.73%) Hibernate
17 30 (2.65%) Web Services
18 25 (2.20%) REST
18 25 (2.20%) J2EE
19 24 (2.12%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 299 (26.37%) User Experience
2 76 (6.70%) Mobile App
3 58 (5.11%) Social Media
4 53 (4.67%) E-Learning
4 53 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
5 50 (4.41%) Graphic Design
6 44 (3.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 43 (3.79%) Animation
8 26 (2.29%) W3C
9 23 (2.03%) RIA
10 22 (1.94%) Open Source
11 20 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
12 19 (1.68%) Visualisation
12 19 (1.68%) Learning Management System
13 18 (1.59%) iPhone
14 16 (1.41%) Computer Science
14 16 (1.41%) Video Editing
15 13 (1.15%) New Media
15 13 (1.15%) Copywriting
16 11 (0.97%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 63 (5.56%) Android
1 63 (5.56%) Windows
2 53 (4.67%) Linux
3 51 (4.50%) Apple iOS
4 33 (2.91%) UNIX
5 21 (1.85%) Windows 7
5 21 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (1.50%) Windows XP
7 15 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (0.71%) Windows Vista
10 7 (0.62%) Windows 2000
10 7 (0.62%) Mac OS
11 5 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.35%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.18%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.18%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.18%) Solaris
14 1 (0.088%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.088%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (19.75%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (9.96%) E-Commerce
3 89 (7.85%) OO
4 80 (7.05%) Web Design
5 73 (6.44%) Scrum
6 72 (6.35%) Content Management
7 71 (6.26%) Analytics
8 68 (6.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 60 (5.29%) Project Management
10 56 (4.94%) Web Development
11 53 (4.67%) SEO
12 49 (4.32%) Stakeholder Management
13 48 (4.23%) TDD
14 45 (3.97%) MVC
15 44 (3.88%) Continuous Integration
16 36 (3.17%) UX Design
16 36 (3.17%) Web Analytics
17 34 (3.00%) SOA
18 33 (2.91%) Migration
18 33 (2.91%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 342 (30.16%) JavaScript
2 223 (19.66%) Java
3 61 (5.38%) SQL
4 51 (4.50%) PHP
5 39 (3.44%) C#
6 25 (2.20%) ActionScript
7 22 (1.94%) C++
8 18 (1.59%) ActionScript 3.0
9 17 (1.50%) Ruby
10 13 (1.15%) Shell Script
10 13 (1.15%) ABAP
11 12 (1.06%) PL/SQL
12 8 (0.71%) SAPscript
13 6 (0.53%) ActionScript 2.0
13 6 (0.53%) Perl
13 6 (0.53%) C
13 6 (0.53%) VB.NET
13 6 (0.53%) Python
14 5 (0.44%) XPath
14 5 (0.44%) XAML
Qualifications
1 120 (10.58%) Degree
2 24 (2.12%) Security Cleared
3 16 (1.41%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.26%) Sun Certification
5 3 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.18%) ISEB
6 2 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.18%) CCNA
6 2 (0.18%) MCSE
6 2 (0.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.18%) MOS
6 2 (0.18%) MCITP
7 1 (0.088%) MCTS
7 1 (0.088%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.088%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.088%) PMP
7 1 (0.088%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.088%) MCT
7 1 (0.088%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (1.94%) QA
2 5 (0.44%) SLA
2 5 (0.44%) WAI
3 4 (0.35%) WCAG
4 1 (0.088%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.088%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.088%) JSP 440
System Software
1 19 (1.68%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (0.71%) vSphere
3 2 (0.18%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.18%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.088%) Firmware
4 1 (0.088%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (0.62%) NetBackup
2 6 (0.53%) Casper Suite
3 4 (0.35%) SCCM
4 3 (0.26%) Puppet
4 3 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.18%) OpenSSO
5 2 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.18%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.18%) Nagios
5 2 (0.18%) CA SiteMinder
5 2 (0.18%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 108 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 76 (6.70%) Oracle
3 55 (4.85%) SAP
4 24 (2.12%) Apple
4 24 (2.12%) VMware
5 22 (1.94%) hybris
6 17 (1.50%) Symantec
6 17 (1.50%) Omniture
7 15 (1.32%) Red Hat
7 15 (1.32%) Citrix
7 15 (1.32%) Facebook
8 14 (1.23%) Orchard
8 14 (1.23%) Google
8 14 (1.23%) Cisco
8 14 (1.23%) IBM
9 12 (1.06%) McAfee
10 11 (0.97%) JBoss
10 11 (0.97%) Neolane
10 11 (0.97%) Twitter
11 10 (0.88%) Sitecore
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